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Recall 00V313000

Ford Recalls 2001 Explorers Due to Missing Tire Labels

Recall Details

Ford is recalling 2001 Explorers for failing to comply with certification requirements. Affected models were shipped from the plant without safety certification labels concerning proper tire inflation. Incorrect tire inflation could result in tire tread separation, increasing the chance of a crash. Dealers affixed the labels to the units in October 2000; the recall is 100 percent complete.

Affected Cars

Body, Interior & Misc., October 10, 2000

Original Recall from the NHTSA

Manufacturer's Report Date
October 10, 2000
NHTSA Action Number
N/A
Potential Number of Units Affected
5
NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number
00V313000
Component
EQUIPMENT:OTHER:LABELS
Summary
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: CERTAIN SPORT UTILITY VEHICLES FAIL TO COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF PART 567.4, "CERTIFICATION." THESE VEHICLES WERE SHIPPED FROM THE ASSEMBLY PLANT WITHOUT SAFETY CERTIFICATION LABELS.
Consequence
INCORRECT TIRE INFLATION PRESSURE COULD RESULT IN TIRE TREAD SEPARATION, INCREASING THE RISK OF A CRASH.
Remedy
DEALERS WILL REPLACE THE CERTIFICATION LABELS.
Notify
ALL VEHICLES WERE AT DEALERSHIPS AND CERTIFICATION LABELS WERE AFFIXED TO THESE UNITS ON OCTOBER 9, 2000.THIS RECALL IS 100% COMPLETE.
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